Aroma: A perfumy character choked with notes of clove. A honeyed sweetness carries throughout as well as pears, but paralleled by a peppery essence and warm spicing. Some biscuit grain malt can also be noted upfront.
Taste: A large portion of this beer is a product of the yeast, fermented at warmer temperature to produce a plethora of familiar esters and phenols. Notably, Banana and clove are most prominent alongside a faint biscuit Belgian Candi sugar sweetness that resides in the foretaste. Alternatively, apart from the rich clean flavor, one can draw minute undertones of golden raisins, honey and even pear. The end rounds down in a clean finish, with no hints of yeast and with a drying flavor from the byproducts of fermentation, and less from the hops.
Some bubblegum, but dominated by the Clove and Banana. No medicinal qualities whatsoever.
Mouthfeel: Served on the warmer side, and unexpected at first, but definitely fitting to the style. Carbonation is low, but sufficient to provide a tingle on the tip of the tongue. Alcohol is warming, and not in the slightest bit fusal or solventy. Medium bodied and fluid feeling.
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